I’m tired of landscape architects, designers, nurserymen and “flower gardeners” rolling their eyes whenever the topic of edible landscaping comes up. Many of these people dismiss it as the latest trendy fad; an insignificant form of gardening practiced by neophytes or old hippies; a style of garden that lacks true form, structure, aesthetics or meaning; and one that really isn’t worth considering except to chuckle. Professionals trained in design, particularly, seem to believe that building a garden incorporating edible plants as integral devices for giving meaning, structure and use to a garden design, is less noble and worthy than designing a garden of architectural devices: hardscape elements, built structures, symmetry, axiality, and plant materials that serve form – usually formal
Though autumn is in full swing, and the colder winter weather approaches, you don’t have to give up on enjoying your garden and landscape.
Here’s a custom winter container suitable for the colder fall and winter temperatures, with plenty of “curb appeal.” This recycled container – utilizing repurposed wood once part of a bed frame – nicely accentuates this outdoor room patio setting.
We can custom build a container with materials and cold-hardy plantings to meld with your specific environ. Have a favorite container you want to use? We’ll work with that as well.
Contact us if you’re interested in purchasing and learning about the different options!